Facts and figures on the NHS at 70


Published: 02/07/2018

To help journalists, commentators and others interested in the 70th anniversary of the NHS we have compiled a set of facts and figures from our recent work, comparing the NHS in 1948 with now.

The slidepack contains information on NHS spending, staffing, biggest killers, life expectancy, death rates and more. We have also included some key events from the NHS’s history as background.

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Fact and figures on the NHS at 70 presentation

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